HR News Roundup – 31 Jan 2020

Commentary: Wuhan virus — how prepared is your company? What gets green, amber and red rankings Employment data points to drop in productivity growth last year Workforce Singapore ramps up reskilling efforts for electronic sector Despite weak economy, 50% of Singapore workers are still gunning for a pay raise this year: Survey News Sources: The […]

HR News Roundup – 2 Sep 2019

Slips, trips and falls make up nearly 30% of injuries at work Round-table on strengthening support for older workers: Retiring. Rehiring. Reskilling. Hike in retirement and re-employment ages prudent, but let’s also consider their meaning for younger workers and tackle ageism HR’s role in digital transformation Commentary: We know it’s pointless to work long hours […]

HR News Roundup – 10 May 2019

Banks reskilling frontline staff and creating new jobs to help employees stay ahead of tech disruption Carving a bigger share of a US$400b pie in Singapore Study calls for pre-school teachers to be better paid, to work more with early intervention teachers Why people stay with the same company for decades The dark side of […]

HR News Roundup – 3 May 2019

Extra 10% funding from April 2020 for firms working with unions to train workers: Heng Swee Keat Firms urged to view reskilling, training as investment Lay offs in 2018 would have been ‘much worse’ without emphasis on training and upgrading: PM Lee Commentary: Career Mobility is the new Career Stability News sources: The Straits Times, […]